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Townsend House offers compassionate, individualised care for up to 45 residents. In a warm and welcoming ‘home from home’ residential care home environment.

Situated in the popular Headington area of Oxford. In peaceful and beautifully tended grounds, the home has strong links to the local community in Barton.

We offer a tranquil and homely environment at Townsend House. Our dedicated and professionally trained staff team is on hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To give you the support you need, when you need it to continue an independent and fulfilling lifestyle.

Life at Townsend House

The home provides a variety of communal areas to suit your mood . This includes, two lounges to socialise and entertain family and friends. Or larger rooms for bigger social events and activities. Additionally you can take a stroll in the gardens, complete with greenhouse, outdoor chess, patio, summerhouse and conservatory. We have a range of amenities from a hairdressing salon which is open to visits twice a week, to our residents’ shop.

Moreover, our dedicated Activity Co-ordinators offer a wide-ranging programme of events and activities. These are organised to take account of everyone’s hobbies, interests and requests. From gardening to arts and crafts, outings or more individual pursuits, we want everyone to enjoy life to the fullest. We will be delighted to help you continue with your current pastimes. As well as giving you the opportunity to try something new if you’d like to do so. We welcome outside entertainers on a regular basis, and also visits to and from the local community within Oxford.

Lastly, home-cooked meals are prepared by our talented cook and kitchen team and served in our spacious, open plan dining room. As well as taking advantage of seasonal produce whenever possible. The freshly prepared, delicious dishes and snacks are also carefully balanced to get the best nutritional value and take account of any individual dietary requirements and preferences. And of course, relatives and friends are always welcome to join us.

The best way to find out all that we can offer you is to come along for a chat and to see for yourself. Contact us to make an appointment.

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  • SafeGood
  • Well-ledGood
  • CaringGood
  • ResponsiveGood
  • EffectiveGood
Last CQC report update January 31, 2020 • Listing updated October 13, 2021